Applications that use the Android exhibition notification system are currently experiencing loading issues. Android apps, which track the spread of COVID-19 via Bluetooth, take longer to load and perform exposure checks, according to The edge. Google engineers are trying to fix the problem, which would affect all applications that use the system around the world. Engadget has contacted Google for comment.
We are aware of an issue affecting Android users of the # NHSCOVID19app who receive a loading screen notification.
We are working with Google to urgently investigate and resolve the issue as soon as possible.
– NHS COVID-19 app (@ NHSCOVID19app) January 13, 2021
The NHS written on twitter that users of its COVID-19 app in England and Wales receive a loading screen notification that would remain in the notification area. The health authority said it was working with Google to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.